perithreshold etymology

English word perithreshold comes from English threshold, English peri- (Around or surrounding:. Near:.)

Detailed word origin of perithreshold

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
threshold English (eng) (by extension) An entrance. (engineering) The quantitative point at which an action is triggered, especially a lower limit.. The bottom-most part of a doorway that one crosses to enter; a sill.. The outset of an action or project. The point of beginning or entry. The point where one mentally or physically is vulnerable in response to provocation or to particular things in general. As in [...]
peri- English (eng) Around or surrounding:. Near:.
perithreshold English (eng) Around a threshold value.

Words with the same origin as perithreshold

Descendants of peri-
endoperitrophic perianth peribacteroid pericapsidic pericapsular pericardial pericardiocentesis perichondral pericyte peridural perigalactic perihydro perilimbal perimortem perimuscular perineural perinodal periparturient periprosthetic periscope perisplenic perithymic periventricular περικοπή